International Education Week

Join International Student Services in celebrating the different cultures represented at MBU with events hosted Nov. 16-19 at various locations around campus.

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Looking for culture?

MBU’s International Education Week will be taking place Nov. 16-19 at various locations around campus.

The purpose of the event is promoting international understanding and building support for international educational exchange.

Students from more than 20 countries are currently attending MBU.

To kick-start the week, international foods will be served in the cafeteria from 4:30-6 p.m. on Monday, Nov. 16.

The second event is Taste of the World, which offers coffee samples from different countries from 1-2 p.m. on Wednesday, Nov. 18, in the Perk .

The events conclude Thursday, Nov. 19, starting with an international chapel service, followed by the International Festival in the Great Hall.

This festival will feature booths sponsored by international organizations, performances from other cultures, and tasty treats from around the world.

Don’t miss this chance to enhance your sense of culture and support the MBU international students.

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Elizabeth Harris

Elizabeth Harris

Elizabeth Harris is photo editor and journalist for MBU Timeline. Harris is majoring in Communications with minors in Broadcast Media and Public Relations. Born and raised in Orange County, Virginia, Harris moved to St. Louis in the fall of 2013 to attend MBU. Harris enjoys spending her free time reading, doing yoga or anything outdoors.


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